Zachary Quinto has been cast as a guest star on NBC’s Hannibal according to Entertainment Weekly. Quinto will play a patient of Gillian Anderson’s psychiatrist Bedelia. No other details are known but Quinto will appear in at least one episode of Hannibal.
Giovanni Ribisi has landed the lead role in Bryan Cranston and David Shore’s new series Sneaky Pete Deadline has learned. Ribisi will play the title character of a con-man turned bail bondsman. Actress Marin Ireland has also been cast as Pete’s cousin Julia and actress Libe Barber has been cast as Carly Julia’s younger sister.
Deadline is also reporting that Kris Lemche has been cast as the lead in the pilot for the CW reboot of Tales From the Darkside. Lemche will play the series only regular cast member Newman a guide to the unsuspecting who encounter the Darkside. Newman is a tortured individual who knows what’s causing the Darkside events but not how to stop them. Roberto Orci, Alex Kurtzman and Joe Hill are producing the new series.
Eddie Izzard is set to star in HBO’s The Devil You Know according to Deadline. The series focusing on the infamous Salem witch trials sees Eddie as Puritan Farmer and village leader Thomas Putnam who finds his top position threatened. Also cast alongside Izzard are actresses Nadia Alexander and Ismenia Mendes.
Dan Bakkedahl has landed a regular role on CBS’s comedy pilot Life in Pieces while actress Aylin Bayramoglu has landed a regular role on CW drama pilot Cheerleader Death Squad according to Deadline.
Deadline has news that Rob Kasinsky has been cast in the lead role as The Monster in Fox’s upcoming interpretation of Frankenstein.
According to Deadline James Remar has joined MTV’S Shannara Chronicles while Jason Antoon has landed one of the male leads in ABC’s comedy pilot The 46 Percenters
And finally Deadline has learned that Wilmer Valderrama has joined the cast of Fox’s Minority Report series adaptation.